News for October 2011

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5 December 2018

The "Yamatorige” Project: Returning a National Treasure to its Rightful Home

One of our 2017 Daiwa Scholars Tumi Markan is currently helping to run the international component of the campaign – to raise the capital needed to buy the famous “Yamatorige (山鳥毛)”, an art sword designated as a National Treasure of Japan, for the internationally-recognised Bizen Osafune Sword Museum – both creating and running the online crowdfunding page, as well as working with the museum’s master craftspeople to create promotional and informative content for the project.

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27 November 2018

Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2010

The Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-20 bridges the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Japan will organise the Japan Season of Culture in the UK, and the UK will oversee the UK Season of Culture in Japan in parallel. This was agreed between the Prime Ministers of Japan and the UK

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17 October 2011

Announcing the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation 2012 Seminar Series

The theme for the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation 2012 Seminar Series will be: Leadership: People and Power in the UK and Japan The March 2011 crisis in north east Japan has called into question Japanese society’s future direction and our perceptions of what it means to be Japanese. Meanwhile, in Britain, a coalition government and dual

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